Welcome to Devine & Co
Devine & Co (formerly Ahern & Co.) is a long established firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Tax Advisors based in Boyle, County Roscommon. We have a broad client base and we provide services to clients all over Ireland.
We take a genuine interest in our clients businesses, understanding their goals and helping them avail of any potential opportunities, minimise risk, while satisfying all legal and Revenue obligations. We believe in developing strong relationships with our clients and we aim to meet their needs in a responsive, effective and efficient manner. As a start to building a business relationship we have set out “Who are We”, so that you can get to know us and see how we have built our clients’ trust, and “Who are You” to help identify the areas we can help you with.
Cut to pensions tax relief will lead to mass...December 12, 2018
Government proposals that could see the income tax relief on pensions cut would be calamitous for middle earners, a leading investment company has warned. Halving the reliefs would lead to a mass exodus of middle-income earners from retirement schemes, Standard Life warned. The pensions provider said reducing tax relief will mean it costs higher-rate taxpayers […]Read More...
Pensioners are biggest losers as ‘fair’...December 12, 2018
For all his promises to “promote fairness” in his 2019 Budget, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe’s measures will see some sections of society falling further behind, with pensioners the largest single group to see their position eroded, according to a new study. The Economic and Social Research Institute assessed the impact of the budget changes compared […]Read More...
Russia banks big users of Irish debtDecember 12, 2018
Russian banks are among the heaviest users of Irish special-purpose entities (SPE), a class of unregulated structure used to raise funds. Securitisations – which bundle masses of mortgages, car loans, consumer or business loans into structures that can be borrowed against by banks and others – have become relatively well known since the financial crisis. […]Read More...
Confidence drops over retirement provisionDecember 11, 2018
Almost one in two people are concerned that they are financially unprepared for retirement, according to a savings and investment index from the Bank of Ireland and the Economic and Social Research Institute. The Retirement Optimism reading dropped sharply to 99 in November from 105 in September. It is part of an overall Savings and […]Read More...
Irish firms struggle with digital...December 11, 2018
A quarter of Irish businesses will struggle in terms of digital transformation in meeting evolving customer demands within five years, a newly launched index has shown. Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index (the DT Index), completed in collaboration with Intel, benchmarks 4,600 businesses across 42 countries across the globe. The study revealed that an overwhelming majority […]Read More...
Time to check if you’re due a tax...December 11, 2018
Tax reliefs could be worth thousands a year to workers, but many forget to claim them, or don’t realise they can. Time is running out for workers to claim a valuable tax refund they may be entitled to. There is a four-year limit on how far back you can claim tax refunds – and so […]Read More...
Some 50,000 customers are left with...December 7, 2018
Up to 50,000 Irish insurance customers have been left with no guarantee of cover after an underwriting company shut down. Danish company Qudos has gone into liquidation, with payouts on claims being put on pause. It means that Irish customers’ cover with the firm is essentially worthless, and those awaiting payment of a claim from […]Read More...
Renters will soon be able to find out how...December 7, 2018
Renters will be able to know what a previous tenant was paying for a room under laws to be brought to Cabinet next week. Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has indicated he can overcome legal challenges to set up a ‘rent register’. It would allow people looking to rent a room see the average prices in […]Read More...